DPS - DLD - Hrly License Splst, Reg Ops (00008421)
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
BROWNFIELD 802 N BALLARD ST Brownfield 79316
Business and Financial Operations
Standard Hours Per Week:
State Job Code:
Salary Admin Plan:
Salary (Pay Basis):
17.46 - 17.46 (Hourly)
Number of Openings:
Dec 10, 2019, 2:47:55 PM
Dec 27, 2019, 11:59:00 PM
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Performs moderately complex (journey-level) licensing and permitting work. Work involves receiving and reviewing license and permit applications; ensuring compliance with applicable policies, administrative codes, and statutes; communicating with external and internal customers; and approving license and permit applications. Answers general information questions pertaining to driver license laws and driver licensing procedures, safety responsibility laws and procedures, other Department services and services available at other state agencies, and traffic laws. Administers driver license tests. Receives and responds to telephone inquiries from the general public. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
The following Military Occupational Specialty codes are generally applicable to this position. Applicants must fully complete the summary of experience to determine if minimum qualifications are met. 15, 36, 42, 56, 68, 88, 89, 92, 01, 41, 3A, 3M.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Meets and deals with the general public in professional and courteous manner; answers general questions pertaining to applications for various types of driver licenses and identification cards, questions pertaining to traffic laws, driver license, commercial driver license, and safety responsibility laws, driver education, driver improvement, insurance requirements, voter's registration, organ donation, Department employment, and other Department and state agency services. Receives and reviews license and permit applications, revisions, and renewals.
2. Determines the legal needs and requirements of driver license and identification card applicants. Screens application forms to ensure applicant qualification.
3. Makes and properly interprets National Driver Records (NDR), Problem Driver Pointer System (PDPS), and Commercial Driver License Information System (CDLIS), Systematic Alien Verification of Entitlement (SAVE) and other external system inquiries to determine applicants' eligibility for licensing.
4. Inputs license and permit applications, payments, and required technical data for licenses and permits into appropriate computer applications, databases, and systems. Collects appropriate license fees and prepares receipts; ensures and accepts accountability that monies received balance with receipts issued; captures photograph of applicants, their signatures, and their fingerprints. Issues licenses and permits, collects licenses and reimburses fees to denied applicants.
5. Checks accuracy of original, renewal, and duplicate license applications, driver education certificates, school attendance forms, insurance documents, registrations, and notarizes forms; ensures source document data input to basic state records is correct to prevent future master record changes; and verifies and scrutinizes documents presented for authenticity.
6. Advises applicants of suspensions, cancellations and revocations, and advises how to qualify.
7. May administer oral, written, or other tests to license and permit applicants. May interpret for foreign language speaking applicants. Schedules applicants for driving tests. Operates automated testing machines to measure driver license applicants' knowledge of traffic laws and driving practices.
8. Provides administrative and technical assistance related to license and permit requirements to the general public, agency staff, and government and elected officials; answers questions and explains licensing and permit requirements; and supplies information regarding license and permit processing, policies, and procedures.
9. May provide information and testimony for the Department in administrative, driver improvement, safety responsibility, and judicial hearings as necessary in prosecution of criminal cases and administrative hearings.
10. Screens application forms to ensure applicant qualification. Approves applications for licenses and permits based on state regulations, administrative codes, and agency policies and procedures; administer oaths as necessary.
11. May administer road skills (drive test) examinations. [Must have a valid State of Texas driver license or approved waiver to perform this duty with a valid driver license from state of residence]
12. May travel as required to work in other Driver License Offices and/or to and from Headquarters for training. May be required to provide own transportation.
13. May set up, close, and program office machines in preparation or close of day’s activities.
14. May make minor repairs to testing devices and other office equipment. Prepares, cleans, and maintains work area and testing devices daily.
15. Attends work regularly and observes approved work hours in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies.
16. Perform other duties as assigned.
GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS and REQUIREMENTS
Education – Graduation from a standard senior high school or the equivalent OR must be currently enrolled in high school. Must meet minimum age requirement of seventeen (17) years of age.
Experience – Previous work experience in the Driver License Division is preferred.
Licensure and/or Certification – Valid Texas driver license required. If hired with a valid out of state driver license, a Texas license must be obtained within ninety (90) days of moving to Texas. If moving within the state of Texas, a valid Texas license must be obtained within thirty (30) days.
Regulatory Knowledge – Working knowledge of, or the ability to rapidly assimilate information related to TXDPS, State and Federal regulations, legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures.
Interpersonal Skills – Must demonstrate an ability to exercise poise, tact, diplomacy and an ability to establish and maintain positive, working/professional relationships with internal/external customers.
Organizational and Prioritization Skills – Must be organized, flexible, and able to effectively prioritize in a multi-demand and constantly changing environment; able to meet multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines without sacrificing accuracy, timeliness or professionalism.
Presentation/Communication Skills – Must be able to construct and deliver clear, concise, and professional presentations to a variety of audiences and/or individuals.
Analytical Reasoning/Attention to Detail – Must demonstrate an ability to examine data/information, discern variations/similarities, and be able identify trends, relationships and causal factors, as well as
grasp issues, draw accurate conclusions, and solve problems.
Technology (computers/hardware/software/operating systems) – Must possess appropriate levels of proficiency with utilized software and systems and be able to learn new software/systems. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Confidentiality and Protected Information – Must demonstrate an ability to responsibly handle sensitive and confidential information and situations, and adhere to applicable laws/statutes/policies related to access, maintenance and dissemination of information.
Safety – Must be able to work in safe manner at all times, avoiding shortcuts that have potential adverse results/risks, and must be able to comply with safety standards and best practices.
Travel and/or Schedule – Must be available to work over ISD Spring Break period and over the holiday following Thanksgiving through New Year’s (some Federal and State holidays not included). Must be available to work forty (40) hour work weeks during the weeks of June 1 through August 31. This position requires occasional start and end time as early as 7:00 a.m. and as late as 9:00 p.m.
PHYSICAL and/or ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS
The physical and environmental demands described here are representative of those encountered and/or necessary for the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
State of Texas Benefits and Retirement Information:
- Environment: Office, Outdoors, Vehicle;
- Ambulatory skills, e.g. stand, walk, sit;
- Hand-eye coordination and arm/hand/finger dexterity;
- Ability to speak, hear, and exercise visual acuity;
- Ability to transfer weights of fifty (50) pounds anticipated for this position;
- Driving requirements: Occasional (up to 20%)
DPS employee who is selected for a position in their current salary group and state title will be transferred with no salary change.
DPS employee who is selected for a position in their current salary group with a new state title may receive an increase up to 3.4%.
Salary is contingent upon qualification and is subject to salary administration and budgetary restrictions.
Hours may be reduced to adjust various and changing work schedule.
Work experience as a LPS II hourly employee will not meet the criteria for certification or career ladder advancement to LPS III.
Valid Texas driver license or identification certificate (ID Card) required. If hired with a valid out of state driver license, a Texas license must be obtained within ninety (90) days of moving to Texas. If moving within the state of Texas, a valid Texas license must be obtained within thirty (30) days.
Applicants will be required to sign a HR-99A release form as they will be asked to demonstrate their lifting abilities at the time of interview.
DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS WE DO NOT ACCEPT TELEPHONE CALLS. ONLY CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.
State of Texas retirees may be rehired for full-time, non-commissioned positions only under very specific circumstances.